Our farm is certified Food Alliance Midwest and affiliated with Land Stewardship Project. We are certified organic OCIAMN #1. Our farm does seed saving of heirloom varieties. We also have a Forest Stewardship Plan. We use high tunnel production, greehouse plant seeding, foliar feeding, brix and sap testing, experimental planting techniques, and cover crops.
Works independently; normal farm work: weeding, soil preparation, planting, etc.; Irrigation systems, foliar feeding, record keeping. Planting techniques: Brassicas, Alliums, Tomatoes, Perennials, Squash, potatoes. Harvest a variety of crops. Emphasis on quality/packaging, cleanliness, etc.
Operate small equipment; mechanical ability to fix irrigation systems and routine maintenance; operate hand sprayers and mix organic foliar feeding sprays; good record keeping and field labeling; some experience with stressors on plantings, ie. (insect, plant disease, hydration, animal damage etc.).
Negotiable, depending on his/her schedule with emphasis on dependable scheduling. Needs vary with the progression of harvest. Spring planting, perennial harvest of asparagus/rhubarb, seeded crops/transplants, strawberries, blueberries/raspberries, fall harvest
$8.50/hour—living accommodations negotiable
Work mostly M-F with Friday delivery of food products to customers in Twin Cities on Friday-Saturday. Overlapping schedules best for variable weather and deliveries. Nutritional emphasis correlated to soil/plants/human diseases.
Our farm in Pequot Lakes produces organic, high quality, flavorful heirloom variety fruits and vegetables for your family's table. It is important our farming practices are safe for our family and for our customers. We employ environmentally friendly growing techniques that produce healthy soil for healthy crops. Northwoods Organic Produce conserves and protects the surrounding forest and wetlands of our farm, maintaining habitat for songbirds, raptors, water fowl, and mammals.